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The central region got its name from the pioneering spirit of its settlers and the enduring resilience of its natives. From boomtowns, land runs, Western and Native American history, Frontier Country encompasses the grandeur of Oklahoma and the Old West.  
 
The central region got its name from the pioneering spirit of its settlers and the enduring resilience of its natives. From boomtowns, land runs, Western and Native American history, Frontier Country encompasses the grandeur of Oklahoma and the Old West.  
  
Today Frontier Country is the hub of Route 66 sights, Chisholm trail crossings, Western to contemporary art, agritourism activities, and family-friendly events and attractions.
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Today Frontier Country is the hub of [[Route 66]] sights, Chisholm trail crossings, Western to contemporary art, [[agritourism]] activities, and family-friendly events and attractions.
  
 
Request a free, 52-page, color travel guide from the nonprofit multi-county organization at oktourism.com [http://www.oktourism.com/]  
 
Request a free, 52-page, color travel guide from the nonprofit multi-county organization at oktourism.com [http://www.oktourism.com/]  
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==Cities==
 
==Cities==
  
* [[Chandler (Oklahoma)|Chandler]] [http://www.chandlerok.com/index.php] - Historic Route 66 town
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* [[Chandler (Oklahoma)|Chandler]] [http://www.chandlerok.com/index.php] - Historic [[Route 66]] town
 
* [[Choctaw(Oklahoma)|Choctaw]] [http://www.choctawcity.org/] - Home of '''Oktoberfest''' Sep. 3-6, 2008
 
* [[Choctaw(Oklahoma)|Choctaw]] [http://www.choctawcity.org/] - Home of '''Oktoberfest''' Sep. 3-6, 2008
 
* [[Cushing (Oklahoma)|Cushing]]
 
* [[Cushing (Oklahoma)|Cushing]]
 
* [[Chickasha (Oklahoma)|Chickasha]] [http://www.chickashachamber.com/] - Home of the '''Festival of Light''' Nov. 25- Dec. 31, 2008
 
* [[Chickasha (Oklahoma)|Chickasha]] [http://www.chickashachamber.com/] - Home of the '''Festival of Light''' Nov. 25- Dec. 31, 2008
* [[Davenport (Oklahoma)|Davenport]] - Historic Route 66 town
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* [[Davenport (Oklahoma)|Davenport]] - Historic [[Route 66]] town
 
* [[Depew]]
 
* [[Depew]]
 
* [[El Reno]] [http://www.elreno.org/] - Home of the '''Fried Onion Burger Day Festival''' May 3, 2008
 
* [[El Reno]] [http://www.elreno.org/] - Home of the '''Fried Onion Burger Day Festival''' May 3, 2008
* [[Edmond (Oklahoma)|Edmond]] [http://edmondok.com/] - Route 66 city
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* [[Edmond (Oklahoma)|Edmond]] [http://edmondok.com/] - Historic [[Route 66]] town
 
* [[Guthrie (Oklahoma)|Guthrie]] [http://www.guthrieok.com/] - Bed and Breakfast Capital of Oklahoma
 
* [[Guthrie (Oklahoma)|Guthrie]] [http://www.guthrieok.com/] - Bed and Breakfast Capital of Oklahoma
 
* [[Midwest City (Oklahoma)|Midwest City]] [http://www.midwestcityok.com/] - Home to the '''Star Spangled Salute''' air show May 24, 2008
 
* [[Midwest City (Oklahoma)|Midwest City]] [http://www.midwestcityok.com/] - Home to the '''Star Spangled Salute''' air show May 24, 2008
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* [[Seminole (Oklahoma)|Seminole]] [http://seminoleokchamber.org/] - Home to the '''Jasmine Moran Children's Museum'''
 
* [[Seminole (Oklahoma)|Seminole]] [http://seminoleokchamber.org/] - Home to the '''Jasmine Moran Children's Museum'''
 
* [[Stillwater (Oklahoma)|Stillwater]] [http://www.visitstillwater.org/Home] - Home of '''Oklahoma State University'''.
 
* [[Stillwater (Oklahoma)|Stillwater]] [http://www.visitstillwater.org/Home] - Home of '''Oklahoma State University'''.
* [[Stroud(Oklahoma)|Stroud]] [http://www.stroudok.com/] - Historic Route 66 town and Grape & Wine Capitol of Oklahoma
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* [[Stroud(Oklahoma)|Stroud]] [http://www.stroudok.com/] - Historic [[Route 66]] town and Grape & Wine Capitol of Oklahoma
 
* [[Wewoka]] [http://www.wewoka.com/] - Home of the '''"Sorghum Festival"''' Oct. 25, 2008
 
* [[Wewoka]] [http://www.wewoka.com/] - Home of the '''"Sorghum Festival"''' Oct. 25, 2008
* [[Yukon(Oklahoma)|Yukon]][http://www.ci.yukon.ok.us/] - Where Route 66 and the Chisholm Trail intersect.
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* [[Yukon(Oklahoma)|Yukon]][http://www.ci.yukon.ok.us/] - Where [[Route 66]] and the [[Chisholm Trail]] intersect.
  
 
==Other destinations==
 
==Other destinations==

Revision as of 20:48, 9 April 2008

Frontier Country [1] is a region in central Oklahoma that consists of the 12 central counties of Oklahoma. It includes Canadian, Cleveland, Grady, Hughes, Lincoln, Logan, McClain, Okfuskee, Oklahoma, Payne, Pottawatomie, and Seminole counties.

The central region got its name from the pioneering spirit of its settlers and the enduring resilience of its natives. From boomtowns, land runs, Western and Native American history, Frontier Country encompasses the grandeur of Oklahoma and the Old West.

Today Frontier Country is the hub of Route 66 sights, Chisholm trail crossings, Western to contemporary art, agritourism activities, and family-friendly events and attractions.

Request a free, 52-page, color travel guide from the nonprofit multi-county organization at oktourism.com [2]


Contents

Regions

Cities

Other destinations

Oklahoma City/Adventure District [22] - Home to seven outstanding attractions in one location.

Oklahoma City/Bricktown [23] - Oklahoma City's entertainment district and neighborhood.

Itineraries

See

  • ASA National Softball Hall of Fame, 2801 NE 50th Oklahoma City, OK 73111 (Located in Oklahoma City's Adventure District), (405)424-5266 (), [24].
  • Edward L. Gaylord - Boone Pickens Oklahoma Heritage Museum, 1400 Classen Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73106 (Corner of NW 13th Street and Shartel Avenue), (405)235-4458 (), [25].
  • International Photography Hall of Fame & Museum, 2100 N.E. 52nd St. Oklahoma City, OK 73111 (Inside Science Museum Oklahoma, 2nd Floor), (405)424-4055 (), [29].
  • Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art, 1900 W MacArthur Dr Shawnee, OK 74804, (405) 878-5300 (), [31].
  • National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, 1700 N.E. 63rd Street Oklahoma City, OK 73111 (Located in Oklahoma City's Adventure District), (405) 478-2250 (), [33].
  • National Four-String Banjo Hall of Fame Museum, 116 East Oklahoma Ave Guthrie, OK 73044 (Moving to Oklahoma City's Bicktown), (405) 260-1323 (), [34].
  • Ninety-Nines Museum of Women Pilots, 4300 Amelia Earhart Ln Oklahoma City, OK 73159, (405)685-9990 (), [35].
  • Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch Dr Oklahoma City, OK 73102, (405)236-3100 (), [36].
  • Oklahoma History Center, 2401 N. Laird Avenue Oklahoma City, OK 73105, (405)522-5248 (), [38].
  • Red Earth Museum, 2100 NE 52nd St Oklahoma City, OK 73111 (Located inside Science Museum Oklahoma, 2nd Floor), (405) 427-5228 (), [40].
  • Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History, 2401 Chautauqua Ave Norman, OK 73072, (405) 325-4712 (), [41].
  • Science Museum Oklahoma, 2100 NE 52nd St Oklahoma City, OK 73111 (Located in Oklahoma City's Adventure District), (405) 602-6664 (), [42].
  • Stockyards City, 1305 S Agnew Ave Oklahoma City, OK, (405) 235-7267, [43].


Do

  • Frontier City (Amusement Park), (I-35 between NE 122nd and Hefner Road Oklahoma City, OK 73131), (405) 478-2140 (), [44].
  • Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden, 2101 NE 50th St Oklahoma City, OK 73111 (Located in Oklahoma City's Adventure District), (405)424-3344 (), [46].
  • Remington Park Racing Casino, 1 Remington Pl Oklahoma City, OK 73111 (Located in Oklahoma City's Adventure District), (405) 424-1000, [48].
  • White Water Bay (Water Park), 3908 W Reno Oklahoma City, OK 73107, (405) 943-9687 (), [52]. Summer months only.

Frontier Country Wineries

Eat

  • Nonna's Euro-American Ristorante & Bar, 1 Mickey Mantle Dr. Oklahoma City, OK 73104 (Located in Bricktown), (405)235-4410 (), [56].

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